OSHA to Meet About Construction Safety & Health

March 2, 2015

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) will hold a meeting of the Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health March 31-April 1, 2015, in Washington, D.C.

The meeting will consider a draft proposal to revise OSHA’s crane operator qualification requirement in the Cranes and Derricks in Construction standard.

The tentative agenda also includes remarks from Dr. David Michaels, assistant secretary of labor for occupational safety and health, OSHA’s presentation of the draft proposed standard, public comments to ACCSH, and the committee’s recommendation on the proposed rule.

A draft of the proposed regulatory text and a summary of site visits are available on ACCSH’s Web page and in the ACCSH Meeting Docket, No. OSHA-2015-0002.

The committee will meet 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Tuesday, March 31 and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Wednesday, April 1 in Room N-4437 A-D, U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Ave., N.W., Washington, DC 20210. The meetings are open to the public.

Comments and requests to speak may be submitted electronically at https://www.regulations.gov